Bug 185449 - FC5test3 fails to install on IBM X60 Thinkpad
FC5test3 fails to install on IBM X60 Thinkpad
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Anaconda Maintenance Team
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Reported: 2006-03-14 16:34 EST by Ed Friedman
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-03-16 12:44:56 EST
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Description Ed Friedman 2006-03-14 16:34:01 EST
Description of problem: install fails on IBM ThinkPad X60 with an error message
of "install exited abnormally"

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
anaconda-10.92.5-1.i386

How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Turn on IBM X60 Thinkpad
2.Boot either in graphics or in text
3.See error message of "install exited abnormally" after "Running anaconda, the
Fedora Core Installer - please wait.
  
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Comment 1 Jeremy Katz 2006-03-14 16:41:47 EST
Is this with a USB CD drive?  Can you try with a later devel tree to see if it
works there?
Comment 2 Ed Friedman 2006-03-16 12:42:13 EST
Yes, this was with a USB DVD drive.  I experienced the problem with both a DVD
install and with a CD network install.  I used the 4.92 devel tree iso images. 
Where can I can anything more recent than that?

I should point out that FC4 installed on this laptop just fine.  Since I noticed
someone with a mini-mac complaining of something similar, the thought occurs to
me that perhaps this is all related to the fact to the CPU is core duo.
Comment 3 Jeremy Katz 2006-03-16 12:44:56 EST
USB cd drive stuff is fixed post-test3.  There's the devel tree or at this
point, you can wait until Monday
Comment 4 Ed Friedman 2006-03-16 12:58:32 EST
I don't see how this could be related to USB cd drive.  When I try the network
install, everything works fine until it gets to anaconda.  It gets anaconda over
the network, and from that point on the USB cd drive is irrelevant.
Comment 5 Jeremy Katz 2006-03-16 13:18:33 EST
We still do device probing, see the USB cd drive and dereference a null pointer
due to a bug in kudzu.  
Comment 6 Ed Friedman 2006-03-20 17:10:53 EST
You can delete this bug report.  The released version of FC5 installed just fine.
(now if only I can figure out how to do a complete install with a single check
mark:)

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